Sports Poetry posted March 29, 2012


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A Triolet, wildly modified

Old but not gone

by robina1978




An eighty six year old German Frau
performed such a demonstration.
Her gymnastics finish by bow.
An eighty six year old German Frau.
So many young don't copy now;
and look at her with admiration.
An eighty six year old German Frau
performed such a demonstration.


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A Triolet is a poetic form consisting of only 8 lines. Within a Triolet, the 1st, 4th, and 7th lines
repeat, and the 2nd and 8th lines do as well. The rhyme scheme is simple: ABaAabAB, capital
letters representing the repeated lines.
I saw her on TV last night performing on that mat; at official senior contests she performs after the competition. She deserves to be in the Guinness book of Records is she is not in it yet.
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